Sustainability Manager

Sustainability Manager

RHB Banking Group
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
4-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Description
Primary Objective
  • Support the GCCO/Head of Sustainability Management to develop and coordinate the Group’s Strategic sustainability initiative, integrating sustainability throughout the Group’s business and operations. Ensure that the Group’s sustainability initiatives enhances business performance and visibility as well as support the long term initiatives of the Group.

Key Responsibilities
Group Sustainability Framework - Strategy and Project Management
  • Assist in the formulation of the Group’s Sustainability Framework, commitment and sustainability material matters encompassing Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)
  • Identify, manage and communicate action plans with defined objectives, targets and responsibilities to support the Group’s Sustainability Framework, commitments and material matters – in collaboration with business/functional units (SFG/SBG)
  • Measure and monitor progress of sustainability objectives, target and performance
  • Prepare quarterly updates to the Group Management Committee (GMC) and half-yearly updates to RHB Bank Board of Directors (BOD) on sustainability updates and the progress of sustainability-related action plans
  • Prepare any other sustainability-related progress, achievements or updates to other Board or Management Committees upon request
  • Organise and manage the administration of the Sustainability Working Groups: Sustainability Working Group – Pillar 1 (SWG1) and Sustainability Working Group – Pillar 2 and Pillar 3 (SWG2)
  • Monitor and analyse current sustainability practices and performance of ESG accolades (ratings and assessments) and identifying points where practices could be improved

Stakeholder Engagement
  • Collaborate with Sustainability Champions and middle level business/functional units (SFG/SBG) in developing the business case to address and identify sustainability initiatives in line with the Group’s Sustainability Framework
  • Serve as the go to person on sustainability matters for both internal (SFG/SBG) and external stakeholders and as the internal point of contact for any queries or advice required on sustainability matters
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts to add value to RHB’s sustainability business case
  • Assist in external communication plan to drive visibility on the Group’s sustainability effort and promote awareness of sustainability initiatives
  • Support the development and delivery of the Group's annual Sustainability Report and/or external public disclosure (i.e. website, public documents)

Employee Communications and Awareness Building
  • Execute internal sustainability culture building, internal communication plan to publicise the Group’s sustainability effort and promote awareness of sustainability initiatives
  • Monitor emerging trends, issues and programmes on sustainability – inform network of Sustainability Champions
  • Manage initiatives to foster a culture of sustainability through on-going knowledge sharing and education

Team Management and Administration
  • Provide coaching and supervision to support the development of team members within the SM and where necessary, GCC as a whole
  • Assist in the management of overall governance (internal policies, manuals etc) and administration (business plan, budgets etc) for Sustainability Management unit

Requirements
  • Formal Education: Bachelor Degree - if in relevant field (e.g. Environmental Management, Sustainability Development) is an added advantage
  • Professional Accreditation:
    Certification – Sustainability (e.g. Sustainability Reporting, GRI, FSA) as an added advantage. Master Degree in Sustainability as an added advantage
  • Preferred level of Experience (by years/function/industry):
    - Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in sustainability management
    - Excellent communication skill : Written, Verbal and Presentation Skills
    - Strong teamwork and interpersonal skill
    - Ability to interact in a professional manner with both external & internal parties
    - Strong project management skill
    - Exhibit sound judgment and professionalism

Benefits
As term and conditions

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